swarm cell


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swarm cell

or

swarm spore

n
(Biology) another name for zoospore

swarm′ cell`


n.
the amebalike germinated spore cell of myxomycete fungi.
[1880–85]
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The fossils are tiny swarm cells, a stage in the development of the fungus myxomycetes, also known as slime moulds.